Political Science Educator

Hosting A Civic Leadership Academy on Your Campus

September 30, 2020

Elizabeth A. Bennion, Indiana University South Bend


This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Summer 2018 issue.


One of the greatest joys of being a political science professor is that we have the scholarly expertise and teaching skills …

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Before Creating an Assessment Plan, Consider What You Want to Assess: Assessing Political Knowledge, Skills, Attitudes, and Identity

September 30, 2020

Elizabeth A. Bennion, Indiana University South Bend


This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Spring 2019 issue.


Instructors, program managers, and departments sometimes feel overwhelmed at the thought of creating an assessment plan. Keep in mind that the …

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International Perspectives on American Politics: An Online Collaboration

September 30, 2020

Anita Chadha, Associate Professor of Political Science, Department of Social Science, University of Houston, Downtown


This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Spring 2019 issue.


For the past twelve years, I have involved my class in introductory American …

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Civic Education: Information Evaluation, Political Deliberation and Critical Thinking at a Federal Courthouse

September 30, 2020

Nattawan Junboonta, Doctoral Candidate, Rutgers University


This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Spring 2019 issue.


Digital Era and Political Deliberations 

In recent years, it seems that the concept of public discourse is viewed as an ancient …

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JPSE Seeks Reviews

September 30, 2020

Cherie Strachan, Professor of Political Science, Central Michigan University & JPSE Reviews Editor


This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Spring 2019 issue.


The Journal of Political Science Education is soliciting reviews of relevant materials for our Reviews …

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Teaching Together: Expanding the Classroom Curriculum through Small-Group Student Presentations

September 30, 2020

Meena Bose, Executive Dean, Public Policy and Public Service Programs and Director, Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency, Hofstra University,


This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Summer 2019 issue.


Small-group projects …

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Rethinking the Undergraduate Political Science Major

September 30, 2020

 John Ishiyama, Professor of Political Science, University of North Texas


This essay originally appeared in the Political Science Educator’s Summer 2019 issue.


From May 31 to June 2, a major conference was held in Denton, Texas, hosted by the Department …

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